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Edit: 8 of the Best Foundations for Olive Skin Tones

If you’re an Arab woman from the Middle East, it’s likely you fit into the olive skin tone category. But while you are genetically blessed with a year-round tan, you aren’t quite so lucky in the makeup department. Finding a suitable foundation for olive skin can be quite the challenge—and it doesn’t help that Middle Eastern complexions are more susceptible to pigmentation disorders such as discoloration and hyperpigmentation.

The Ex1 Cosmetics Invisiwear Liquid Foundation was created specifically with olive skin tones in mind. It’s oil-free and non-comedogenic, which means that it won’t clog your pores. Packed with potent brightening extracts, the Shiseido Future Solution LX Total Radiance Foundation promotes an even glow while seamlessly camouflaging imperfections. Meanwhile, the Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation Serum SPF 30 is a lightweight, tinted serum that utilizes alpha lipoic acid and vitamin C to tackle wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. If you suffer from a shiny complexion (and most of us do during the summer), reach for the YSL Fusion Ink Foundation. The formula absorbs four times its weight in oil, so you can leave your blotting paper at home.

Discover eight of the best foundations for olive skin tones in the slides above.

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